13 August 2007

The giant spider crab!

The Japanese spider crab, Macrocheira kaempferi, is a species of marine crab that lives in the waters around Japan. It is the largest arthropod in the world in terms of leg span, reaching up to 3.8 metres (12 ft 6 in) and weighing up to 41 pounds (19 kg). It is the subject of small-scale fishery (WikipediA) To see this monster in action CLICK HERE AND FORWARD AT 0 min 47 sec.